China’s Tibet News reporter learned from Lhasa Customs that the total value of Tibet Autonomous Region’s foreign trade imports and exports in the first three quarters of 2019 was 3.061 billion yuan. Among them, the total value of foreign trade import and export in Xigaze City of Tibet Autonomous Region was 312 million yuan, accounting for 10.2% of the total value of import and export in the whole region during the same period. It was 2.4 times higher than that in Lhasa, ranking first among the seven cities (regions) in Tibet Autonomous Region.
The picture shows the first freight vehicle passing through China-Nepal Friendship Bridge on May 29, 2019.
The picture shows Nieramu Customs officers on duty at the joint inspection site at the port.
According to the person-in-charge of the Lhasa Customs Integrated Services Office, in the first three quarters, there were three bright spots in Xigaze’s foreign trade. First, the total value of trade between border residents in the city was 159 million yuan, up 2.9 times. Small border trade amounted to 149 million yuan, an increase of 2.0 times. The total value of border trade and small border trade accounted for 98.7% of the total value of the city’s foreign trade in the same period, which played an obvious role in promoting foreign trade. Second, the value of bilateral trade with Nepal rose sharply, with the total value of trade with Nepal reaching 279 million yuan, up 3.8 times. Third, enterprises in the jurisdiction area are accustomed to declare customs clearance at various land ports in Shigatse City. In the first three quarters, enterprises in the city imported and exported 169 million yuan of goods from Jilong Port, accounting for more than half of the total. The rest of the goods also came and went from other ports in Shigatse City.
In recent years, relying on the border trade and the policy of promoting border trade and enriching the people, the infrastructure and core functions of the various ports in Shigatse have been continuously improved, forming a good situation in which the border ports have blossomed more and border trade has prospered and developed, which has also created favorable conditions for foreign trade enterprises to operate.
At present, Lhasa Customs has four subordinate customs offices in Xigaze City, which exercise import and export supervision and management functions at Xigaze City, Jilong Port, Zhangmu Port and Nadella Pass in Yadong County. In addition, Lhasa Customs has further optimized the allocation of personnel and resources, continuously consolidated its first-line supervision capability and business level, filled the young business backbone to all grass-roots ports, fully ensured the Zhangmu Port to resume the function of opening freight passage, improved and perfected the function of Jilong Port, continuously improved the level of customs clearance efficiency, and played a role of customs for maintaining the stability of the foreign trade order in Shigatse City.
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